Stigma Fighters: Schizophrenia, Stigma, and the Pressure to Tell Everyone About It

Individual Perspectives are Not Necessarily Reality

Spoiler alert: you don’t have to if you don’t want to. 

I happened to be scrolling Twitter yesterday and came across a tweet that suggested something about mental health and advocacy that I hadn’t ever considered before.

The tweet said:

“If you hide your mental illness you are inadvertently perpetuating stigma.
If you hide your mental illness you are significantly reducing your chances of ever learning to live with it or overcome it.
Mental illness loves silence, mental illness and silence are the enemy.”

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